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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Bowl gouge

07-08-2015 03:27 PM by Mark

For Fathers Day I received a Sheffield Layland 1/2” bowl gouge. I thou...

6 07-09-2015 12:35 PM
View GuyM's profile

Hurricane turning tools and chucks

07-06-2015 03:03 PM by GuyM

I am stepping up to a larger lathe Grizzly GO766 currently have a Jet mini. S...

8 07-09-2015 12:59 AM
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got a lathe, now what?

07-06-2015 09:50 PM by MattB43

Also a bit of CL gloat – think i got a pretty solid deal. http://img...

10 07-08-2015 10:15 PM
View Ted's profile

Pen Turners, Where's the Good Stuff?

06-30-2015 03:09 AM by Ted

I’ve been turning pens for a few months now and really enjoy it. I get ...

19 07-06-2015 03:47 AM
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Unimat DB200

12-25-2014 07:27 PM by bygrace

Sorry if I’m posting in the wrong forum. Just figured there was a bette...

9 07-06-2015 02:32 AM
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Green round blank blew apart

06-29-2015 11:13 PM by JoshNZ

I had an unfortunate accident on the lathe today where I’d just got don...

12 07-06-2015 01:43 AM
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Identify Wood

07-03-2015 05:44 PM by oledo

Could someone identify the figured wood in this Ray Allen bowl. I’...

3 07-05-2015 06:33 PM
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Blank mounting question

07-04-2015 01:03 AM by kmetzger

I’d love to turn this candle holder but haven’t yet figured out h...

3 07-04-2015 03:58 AM
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New lathe 70-220 or 70-100?

06-30-2015 05:52 PM by Ron9577

I’ve been taking some turning classes at Woodcraft and want to get my o...

4 07-01-2015 02:16 PM
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Choosing safe wood for small bowls

06-29-2015 03:32 AM by ForestGrl

Looked in the old wood bin today, to see how the 4-year-old stash of cut-up l...

13 06-29-2015 11:41 PM
View Mark's profile

filling cracks

06-28-2015 12:29 AM by Mark

I have some well seasoned Cherryblanks. I have turned 1 bowl with it and ii ...

9 06-28-2015 06:32 PM
View Julian's profile

Perfectly cut segments the first time

06-27-2015 01:55 AM by Julian

I finally got around to making the simply sled that Jerry Bennett demonstrate...

10 06-28-2015 07:48 AM
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Microwave drying green wood

06-26-2015 02:07 AM by JoshNZ

Has anyone got any hands on experience with this? I’ve done a little re...

11 06-27-2015 10:26 PM
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New wine stopper

05-27-2015 11:26 AM by Biggamefish

This is my second wine stopper. These are fun to turn I thought they would b...

6 06-26-2015 11:25 PM
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Oval skews -- your insights please?

06-19-2015 03:59 AM by ForestGrl

The lathe is running finally, and I’m re-learning what little I knew ye...

26 06-26-2015 09:27 PM
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Bowl Gouges

06-23-2015 08:39 PM by Wildwood

When looking at bowl gouges in a catalog or online will see deep/super fluted...

3 06-25-2015 08:14 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Trouble with pull cut

06-22-2015 06:19 PM by JoshNZ

Hi everybody. I am getting back into wood turning after a break from it, I...

16 06-25-2015 01:19 AM
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spiraling or texturing tool

06-21-2015 11:17 PM by 3285jeff

has anyone got any experience with a texturing tool,,i know Robert sorby sell...

2 06-24-2015 08:31 PM
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Turning with Rasps?

06-24-2015 05:29 AM by esmthin

My friend and I are going to be doing some turning on a lathe that he just bo...

5 06-24-2015 07:39 PM
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Cherry Burl Pen

07-22-2014 12:58 AM by mdennisusa1

I have 19 Black Cherry Burl Pen blanks from an old burl I’ve had a ...

1 06-24-2015 05:42 PM

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